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Once Upon A Time...

Mizz D lives in a world of fairy tales.

Even though a century long nap won’t do you any favours: you’ll still wake up looking like the Wicked Witch. 156 more words

Engrossing Thoughts

The Evil Stepmother

In fairy tales, a father’s remarriage never bodes well for his children. The evil stepmother is a common fairy tale archetype, appearing most famously in “Cinderella”, “Hansel and Gretel”, and “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.  441 more words

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy, by Karen Foxlee

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee
2014 by Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN – 9780385753548
Genre – Fantasy
Age – Elementary, Middle School
4 Stars… 305 more words


Obscure Fairy Tale Spotlight: “Diamonds and Toads”

What’s it about? A woman has two daughters: one who is good, sweet, and polite, and another who is lazy and rude. The mother favors the rude daughter, who looks more like her, whereas the good daughter resembles the deceased father. 594 more words

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